#Pete Buttigieg

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Denis McDonough became the seventh cabinet level nominee to be approved by the US Senate for the Biden administration (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • McDonough served as the Chief of Staff and Deputy NSA under the Obama administration
  • He does not have any prior service record in the US armed forces
  • The remaining positions are likely to be voted on after Trump's impeachment trial

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Pete Buttigieg is the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana.(Photo: Twitter/@PeteButtigieg)

  • Buttigieg to take the leadership of a sprawling federal agency at just 39 years of age
  • Buttigieg was confirmed by a strong bipartisan vote of 86 to 13
  • He becomes part of what Biden has described as the most diverse cabinet in US history

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Buttigieg had served as the mayor of South Bend since 2012.. (Photo Credit: Facebook/Pete Buttigieg)

  • Pete Buttigieg said Biden administration will work towards a federal mask mandate
  • The former South Bend Mayor will become the first Senate-confirmed LGBTQ Cabinet secretary
  • Buttigieg will play a central role in President Biden's push for a bipartisan infrastructure package

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US President-elect Joe Biden (left) on Tuesday nominated Pete Buttigieg (right) to be his transportation secretary. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@PeteButtiegieg)

  • Buttigieg's position will be elevated from former mayor of Indiana to top post in US cabinet
  • "Mayor Pete Buttigieg is a patriot and a problem-solver," Biden said
  • Buttigieg termed his nomination "tremendous opportunity" to create jobs

.South Bend, IN, USA
Pete Buttigieg had served as the mayor of South Bend from January 2012 to January 2020. (Photo Credit: Facebook/Pete Buttigieg)

  • Pete Buttigieg was one of Biden's rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination
  • The 38-year-old will be the first Senate-confirmed LGBTQ Cabinet secretary
  • In March, Biden compared the former Navy officer to his late son Beau Biden